Kimberly Kay Gamez, of Harker Heights, passed away May 22, 2020 in Temple, Texas at the age of 49. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with Pastor Dante Davis officiating. Interment will follow in the Concord Cemetery (Leon County). Armando Gamez, Jonathan Gamez, Dante Davis, Daniel Burkeen, Jerry Burkeen and Devin Drake will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation with the family will be prior to the service from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
Kimberly was born July 1, 1970 in Teague, Texas to Lee Weldon and Wanda Joy Cook Burkeen. She was a Surveyor for moving and storage businesses. Although she worked outside the home, Kimberly’s first and most important responsibility was taking care of her family; they were light of her life. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Kimberly was very outgoing, as well as, outspoken. She was a strong woman, very kind and always found something good in every person. She was also a Dallas Cowboys Fan.
She was preceded in death by parents; Lee and Wanda Burkeen.
Kimberly is survived by her loving husband, Richard A. Burton; children, Keisha Davis and husband, Dante of NJ, Jonathan Gamez and wife, Cheryl of Copperas Cove, Kristina Gamez of Killeen, Armando Gamez, Jr. of Waco, Amanda Moore of Arlington and Katrina Gamez of Kansas City, MO; grandchildren, Levante, Malaki, Dante, Jr., Serenity, Destiny, Alona, Alexandria, Tatiana, Amiya, Liliana, Josiah, Michael, Alyce, Devin, Jr. and Kennedy; sister, Debra McDonald of Teague; brothers, Daniel Lee Burkeen and wife, Penny of Mexia and Jerry Burkeen and wife, Wanda of Arlington; and a number nieces and nephews.